Director de Ministerios Hispanos
Rafael Soto accepted the call to serve as Hispanic Ministries Director in June of 2021. Previously, he served as senior pastor of the Richmond Evangelistic Center (VA.) for more than five years. He focused on missionary work to reach the community and including the second and third generation of Hispanics in the church.
Between 2011 and 2016, Soto had the opportunity to serve in the district of Cincinnati, Ohio, in the Allegheny West Conference. With the church members, he planted five churches and baptized more than 500 people for Christ. Soto graduated from Universidad Adventista del Plata in Argentina with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and completed his Pastoral Master Degree at Andrews University (Mich.). Pastor Soto’s vision for Hispanic Ministries is to extend the kingdom of God in the Potomac Conference territory, reaching all generations with the message of salvation and eternal life.
Soto has been married to Laura Rosenzweig for over 19 years and together they are blessed to have a daughter named Florencia.